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Meet the ON BROADWAY Cast

Eric B. Anthony began performing professionally at age 14. He made his Broadway debut in The Lion King, and went on to perform in the original Broadway casts of Hairspray and Mary Poppins. Eric is a winner of an NAACP Theatre Award and the Los Angeles Stage Alliance Ovation Award. He received the Eubie Award from the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute and Cultural Center for his achievement in the arts. He was a Presidential Scholar in the Arts finalist, after being awarded a Level 1 Theatre Award from the YoungArts foundation; and a Gold Medal recipient in the NAACP ACT-SO competition. He’s received Broadway World, Eddon, and Scenie Awards. His feature film credits include the Lifetime movie I'll Be Watching, starring Janel Parrish; Coffee House Chronicles, starring Trace Lysette; Waiting in the Wings, starring Lee Merriweather; and Sexina, starring Adam West. Eric has appeared on Showtime's The Affair, and Comedy Central's Tosh.0. Since moving to Los Angeles, Eric has performed at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Ebony Repertory Theatre, Kirk Douglas Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Pantages Theatre, Long Beach Opera, Los Angeles Theatre Center, EST/LA, and twice at the Hollywood Bowl. Eric believes in giving back to his community, and has partnered with programs that allow him to work with inner-city children in LA, and also in his hometown of Baltimore. Eric thanks his family and friends for their unconditional love and support. He gives all glory and honor to GOD for everything in his life. Stay in touch @EricBAnthony!

Sarah Uriarte Berry starred as Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, as Cinderella in Rogers and Hammerstein‘s Cinderella for New York City Opera alongside Eartha Kitt, and was the first Belle ever to grace the stages at Disneyland. She made her Broadway debut as Eponine in Les Misérables after graduating from UCLA. Ms. Berry won critical acclaim as Franca in the Tony Award-winning The Light in the Piazza at Lincoln Center Theater (Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations-Best Supporting). Other Broadway credits include: Nicola in Taboo (opposite Boy George), Next to Normal, and End of the Rainbow. Other New York, tours, and regional credits: Bernstein’s Mass conducted by Marin Alsop (Carnegie Hall),The Boys from Syracuse and Tenderloin (City Center Encores!); Julie in Carousel (Royal National Theater); Sondheim on Sondheim (Hollywood Bowl), starring alongside Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jonathan Groff, and Vanessa Williams; A Little Night Music (The Kennedy Center); Film and television credits include: Frontera (with Michael Peña, Eva Longoria, and Ed Harris), Pretty Bird, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Live from Lincoln Center, the Tony Awards, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Saint Jellorica in the infamous "Cats" episode of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt! Sarah recently debuted her one-woman show at Greenroom 42 in New York City, followed by a magical journey touring with Disney Princess The Concert! She has headlined with symphonies across the U.S., including performances of her one-woman show, For The Love of Judy, and can be heard on several original cast recordings. Sarah is Spanish-Basque, happily married, and the mother of three crazy kids.@iamsarahuriarteberry

Jacob Haren is an actor, singer, writer, creator, host, and Broadway performer. Musical theatre is Jacob’s first love and his career in the theatre has ranged from golden-age classics to contemporary new works. In 2015, Jacob joined the national tour of the Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon for two years before joining the Broadway company in 2017. Other favorite credits include: Rock of Ages (Las Vegas Company), Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (The Old Globe), Up Here (La Jolla Playhouse), Frank Abagnale Jr. in Catch Me If You Can (Musical Theatre West, Moonlight Stage Productions), A Grand Night for Singing (Musical Theatre West). Jacob can currently be seen as a Dapper Dan at Disneyland, and later this year, you can catch him as Wayne on the hit Disney Channel show Bunk’d. Education: B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from UC Irvine. @jacobdharen on YouTube, Instagram, Twitter.

Emily Jenda is an actor/writer who proudly hails from Auburn, Alabama. She made her Broadway debut in the hit musical The Book of Mormon and went on to perform all three of the Schuyler Sisters in the groundbreaking musical Hamilton. Her New York stage debut as Alice in the musical Drat! The Cat! was named one of Backstage’s “Memorable New York Performances” alongside performances from stars like Mark Rylance and Viola Davis, and her other favorite credits include Caroline, or Change, The Bodyguard, and Regina Spektor’s Beauty. In addition to graduating from Yale University with distinction, she’s also completed studies at New York’s Upright Citizen’s Brigade, Chicago’s Second City, and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Emily’s comedy pilot Miss Alabama is also currently in development.

Musical Director/Piano
Lyndon Pugeda's work has received much recognition on both the professional and education levels. Music direction: Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax, Picasso at the Lapin Agile (The Old Globe); Memphis, On Your Feet!, Once on This Island (Moonlight Stage Productions); Gutenberg! The Musical! (Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company); Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings (New Village Arts); Man of La Mancha (Oceanside Theatre Company). Associate: Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, Benny & Joon (The Old Globe); Bhangin’ It (La Jolla Playhouse). Honors: Craig Noel Award nomination and three National Youth Arts Awards for Outstanding Musical Direction. Education: B.A. in Music: Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts from UC San Diego. @lyndonpugeda on Instagram.